Friday, March 18, 2011

More Photos of 18th Top Model of The World

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Claudia Schiess Fretz, was crowned Miss Ecuador 2011

Claudia Schiess Fretz was crowned Miss Ecuador 2011. The first runner-up, Maria Veronica Vargas was crowned Miss Ecuador World 2011; Maria Fernanda Cornejo was crowned Miss Ecuador International 2011.

The first runner-up, crowned Miss Ecuador Mundo 2011, is María Verónica Vargas Granja (21, 1.75m, Guayas) and she will go to Miss World 2011 next December (photo above, left).

Claudia Schiess Fretz, Miss Galapagos, was crowned Miss Ecuador 2011 in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas on March 17th. Claudia is 20 year old and stands 1.73 m. She will represent Ecuador at the Miss Universe 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in September. She also won the awards of Most Beautiful Face and Most Beautiful Hair.
Claudia, a student of Commercial Engineering, is fluent in Spanish, English and German; she is also a professional make-up artist and professional dancer, as well as her work as a print and runway model.

Claudia represented Ecuador in the Miss Supranational 2010 contest in Poland.
Maria Veronica Vargas was elected Miss Ecuador World, and also won the Miss Photogenic award. She will compete in the 2011 Miss World pageant to be held in December.

Maria Fernanda Cornejo was elected Miss Ecuador International and will participate in the Miss International 2011 pageant to take place in China in October.
Olga Alava and Leslie Ayala completed the Top 5 finalists. 19 beauties competed in the annual contest, which had the presence of Miss Universe 2009 Stefania Fernandez.

Miss Ecuador 2011Final Results

Miss Ecuador 2011

Miss Galapagos, Claudia Elena Schiess Fretz.
She will represent Ecuador at Miss Universe 2011 beauty pageant

Miss Mundo Ecuador 2011

Miss Guayas, Maria Veronica Vargas Granja.
She will go to the Miss World 2011 contest

Miss Internacional Ecuador 2011

Miss Pichincha, Maria Fernanda Cornejo Alfaro.
She will compete at Miss International 2011 beauty pageant.

The 1st runner-up

Miss Guayas, Olga Mercedes Alava Vargas.
She will go to Miss Empresarial 2011 contest.

The 2nd runner-up

Miss Guayas, Leslie Ayala Rodriguez
she will enter Miss Atlantico Internacional 2012 next year.

Special Awards:
* Miss Congeniality - Miss Manabi, Romina Vera Cedeno
* Miss Photogenic - Miss Guayas, Maria Veronica Vargas Granja
* Miss Yambal - Miss Galapagos, Claudia Elena Schiess Fretz
* Miss Sedal - Miss Galapagos, Claudia Elena Schiess Fretz
* Miss Cielo - Miss Galapagos, Claudia Elena Schiess Fretz
* Best in National Costume - Miss Pichincha, Maria Fernanda Cornejo Alfaro

Special thanks and credit to , El Comercio, Global Beauties &

The Final Results of 17th Top Model of the World

The 2009 winner of the 17th TOP MODEL OF THE WORLD

is Carolina Rodriguez from Bogota Colombia.

In an exiting final in one of the leading Casinos in the World, the Casino Hohensyburg in Germany, the 2009 Top Model of the World took place on 21st February, 2010. It was the 17th edition of the largest modelling pageant in the world for women aged 17 to 26 years.

43 delegates from around the World spend 10 exiting days in Germany, visting the cities of Cologne (Koeln), Bielefeld, Saarbruecken and Essen. A visit at the Cologne Dom, one of the most impressive "Gothic Cathedrals" which brings each year millions of tourist to Koeln, also a journey into the german Carnival which all of them enjoyed a lot.

The 2 hour Show started with the opening in Designer Evening Dresses, followed by the Swimwear Competition to select the Top 15.

At the end the Top 5 have been selected by a panel of judges with Star Visagist Omega Bullok (who´s done Make up for Stars like Nicky Hilton, Roberta Flack or Mariah Carey), Modelagency Owner Marie Luise Cawi (Cawi Models Munich) and Susanne Philips (Allstar Models Cologne).

Also famous Ex "Tic Tac Toe" Singer Ricky Wältken and Society Lady Gisela Muth (having her own cosmetic line) have been judging.

The new sash for the 2009 winner was given by last years winner Debora Lyra from Brazil. Over 11 TV Stations have been attending the 2009 finale and for first time we had as well TV Stations from Brazil, Kosovo, Macedonia and Malta attending.

The 24 year old student Carolina Rodriguez from Colombia was from the beginning a favorite of the Judges. "She had the charisma and the appearance you have to look at" says Society Lady, Gisela Muth. 43 contestants showed their talent on the catwalk choreographed by Torsten Galts from Sydney Australia. 1st runner up became Gabriela Conception from Caracas, Venezuela. Just a few points behind, as 2nd runner up the Presenter announced Muriel Villera from Miami, USA.

The Top Model of the World will continue with the 18th anniversary in 2010!

The Top 15 in order:



US of America





Czech Republik



Puerto Rico





Special Awards:

Best Hair Award - Gabriela Conception (Venezuela)

Best Skin Award - Gabriela Conception (Venezuela)

Photogenic Award - Elena Stoia (Romania)

Congeniality Award - Spain

Best Evening Gown - Honduras

Best Body Award - Shana Armogan (Canada)

TMW - Talent Award - Carolina Rodriguez (Colombia, it was presented in a special pageant in Neunkirchen)

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